Definitions for rebuff

Definitions for (noun) rebuff

Main entry: rebuff, slight

Definition: a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

Main entry: repulse, rebuff, snub

Definition: an instance of driving away or warding off

Definitions for (verb) rebuff

Main entry: snub, repel, rebuff

Definition: reject outright and bluntly

Usage: She snubbed his proposal

Main entry: fight off, rebuff, repel, repulse, drive back

Definition: force or drive back

Usage: repel the attacker; fight off the onslaught; rebuff the attack

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